College athletes impress at Penn Relays

April 29, 2009 Julia Ireland 1

The College of New Jersey track program hosted the annual Lions’ Invitational on Saturday, April 25. The men’s and women’s track and field teams collected a number of ECAC qualifying marks and a few NCAA provisional marks.

Tim Blashford, sophomore pole vaulter, said, “Any meet at home is always fun. […]

Lion of the week: Allison Jaeger

April 29, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Sophomore Allison Jaeger scored three goals in the College’s ninth home victory of the season. She now sits at 99 goals in her career, and will look to break into the 100 goal plateau when the College hosts the Steven Institute of Technology on Wednesday. […]

Lions nab third seed, home field for NJAC

April 29, 2009 copress 0

With a split of their doubleheader against No. 16 Rowan University, the College locked up the No. 3 seed and a home game at Lions’ Park in the 2009 New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) tournament.

The Lions will host that game against the No. 4 seeded Roadrunners of Ramapo College at 4 p. […]

A week to forget

April 29, 2009 Bobby Olivier 0

After two weeks which showcased surges of power and nine wins in 10 games, the Lions took a step in the wrong direction at the wrong time.

The Lions finished their regular season on a three-game losing streak, ending their year with a record of 20-16-1 en route to the opening round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) tournament beginning this week. […]

Spring Sports Recaps

April 29, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Baseball recap

By Bobby Olivier

Sports Editor

After a disappointing Arizona road trip, the Lions baseball team was able to bounce back on the East Coast and put together a respectable season.

The College finished their regular season this weekend, ending the year with a record of 20-16-1. […]

LETTERS

April 29, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Mock car captivates campus attention An opinion article recently ran about the legitimacy of events and presentations put on during Alcohol Awareness Week. It is quite possible that the majority of students have not been significantly impacted by the presence of a vehicle that was destroyed as a result of a drunk driver. […]

America’s war on drugs is misguided

April 29, 2009 Tom Stone 0

After almost 40 years, the United States government’s “War on Drugs” has reached a turning point – or so the media would have you believe. Lately, American news outlets have been hawking a story about Mexican drug cartels invading the United States. The threat, they tell us, is so big the Obama Administration is considering using the military to stop it. […]

Dump and Run encourages recycling at the College

April 29, 2009 Julia Flagg 0

Every day, the average American produces more than four pounds of trash, which means that over the course of a single year, every one of us is responsible for adding almost a ton of waste to our nation’s landfills. Although Americans make up only five percent of the world’s total population, we are responsible for creating 30 percent of the world’s trash. […]

Passionate professor will not be reappointed

April 29, 2009 Joanne Wiedman 0

Assistant Professor Nagesh Rao, Phd. was denied tenure and reappointment by the English Department. I took Multicultural Literature LIT217 in Spring 2007, and I am currently taking his Senior Seminar in Research and Theory; Literature and Politics in Post Colonial Africa. […]

Professor Rao sparks intellectual growth

April 29, 2009 Dena Lagomarsino 0

The campus is abuzz with news that Nagesh Rao, Assistant Professor of English, was recently denied tenure. Many students are up in arms about this inconceivable affront. Through all the second-hand information and indignation one fact remains glaringly clear -Rao is a good professor. […]

Graffiti marks Forcina Hall

April 29, 2009 Katie Brenzel 0

Campus Police discovered the message “Butts-Polak-Slut” written on three locations near Forcina Hall on April 10 at 8:20 a.m. The graffiti was written outside the retaining wall of the children’s playground, on the right side wall of Lot 12 and above the double doors to the office in Lot 12. […]

Homecoming Spirit Week funded after second proposal

April 29, 2009 Roxanne Neumaier 0

In a 9-4 vote, the Student Finance Board (SFB) approved the Homecoming Spirit Week Committee’s second request for their “Lip Sync and Dance” competition, powder puff game and “Yell like Hell” at their April 22 meeting.

For the “Lip Sync and Dance” competition, they requested $1,500 for a DJ, $4,500 for chairs and stage rental, $700 for workers, $1,350 for six police officers, $70 for wrist bands for audience and performers, $70 for zip ties for chairs and $100 for trophies for the winning team. […]

Skin bleaching common cultural practice in Jamaica

April 29, 2009 Brianna Gunter 28

Most people are not entirely happy with their appearance, but this was just one of the many possible reasons Dr. Winnifred Brown-Glaude, professor of African-American Studies, gave for the “phenomenon” of skin bleaching. The act of artificially lightening the skin through the use of certain chemical products was the topic of the politics forum titled “Bleached Bodies” last Thursday, which primarily focused on the amount of skin bleachers in Jamaica. […]

Students ‘pay it forward’

April 29, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

While taking classes at the College, most students are required to work with others in a group project or presentation. In these situations, some students are magically able to sync schedules and arrange meeting times, while others are left with reply all e-mails and attachments. […]

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